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THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS. Illustrated. Leather Set. History of The United States of America. Complete in 4 volumes

by [HISTORY.] [National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans.]

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Philadelphia: Henry Perkins, 1836 - 1837. Bound in full leather bindings. Gilded covers. Gilded spines with raised hubs. All edges cased in gilding. Elaborate gilding. Steel engraved plates. Copiously illustrated. Printed on quality paper with wide margins. These are large books measuring 10 3/4 inches tall. In VERY GOOD condition. Supple leather. The hinges are 100% fully attached. There is some general signs of usage rubs/wear. Printed on quality paper, some foxing. An early name in pencil. This is an important piece of Americana and personages of the founding members of the United States. This is an impressive collection of engraved plates. This set would make an excellent gift and/or addition to any fine library. In addition to their shelf presence, antiquarian books make an excellent investment. We always pack very securely to help ensure safe handling during transit. All books are individually wrapped and are always professionally padded. We offer a full refund guarantee, per our terms… Read more
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THE NATIONAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF AMERICAN BIOGRAPHY. History of United States. Leather Set. Near Folio. Illustrated. Complete in 12 volumes, with Index. The National Cyclopaedia

by [ENCYCLOPEDIA.] [Distinguished Biographers from each state and Eminent Historians and Scholars.]

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1898190119
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New York: James T. White, 1898 - 1901 - 1904. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography; Being The History of The United States, as illustrated in the lives of the founders, builders, and defenders of the republic, and of the men and women who are doing the work and moulding the thought of the present time. Volume 11 dated 1901, with gross index as volume 12, dated 1904. Contains illustrations and examples of the signatures of most of the important Americans who flourished before the 20th Century. This is a highly desirable set, and hard to obtain. See below for more information on this set. Bound in leather bindings. Gilded spines. Marbled edges and end papers. Printed on quality paper with wide margins. Columned text. Illustrated with plates and in text illustrations. These are very large books measuring over 11 inches tall. Near folio sized. 28 inches of shelf space. Very Good condition internally, only Good condition externally. These are large and heavy… Read more
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NATURAL HISTORY. MAMMALIA. BIRDS. FISHES. REPTILES... Leather set. Illustrated. Complete in 3 volumes

by Wood, J. G

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London: Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, 1862 - 1863. FIRST EDITION / FIRST PRINTING. The Illustrated Natural History. Mammalia, Birds, Reptiles, Fishes, Molluscs, &etc. Complete in 3 large volumes, with an index in volume 3. First edition with the 3rd volume dated 1863, with it's preface dated 1863, and mentioning first two volumes. The Birds volume dated 1862. Bound in morocco leather bindings. Intricately gilded spines. All edges cased in gilding. Marbled end papers. These are heavy books, printed on quality paper. Heavily illustrated with in text illustrations. These are large books at 10.25 inches tall. 6 inches of shelf space. In VERY GOOD condition. The leather is supple and very well preserved. The hinges are all strongly attached, although there is some starting along the extremities. An armorial bookplate. Evidence of a small removed sticker on rear cover. Printed on quality paper, near free of foxing. This is an impressive first edition on Natural History. These display… Read more
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